Now mature, this is a big wine. Its tannins charged with juicy fruit and laden with acidity. It's firm, and the dryness is an important element. This finishes with intense, mature acidity.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.